Playing alongside five fifth year seniors, it can be easy to get lost in the shuffle. While Keisha Hampton’s experience may pale in comparison, and her influence understated because of her humble manners, her game speaks for itself.

This year that especially rings true as Hampton, a junior, was selected to the Pre-season All-Big East team.

“It’s definitely an honor to be picked All-Big East because it is, to me, you know, the best conference in the nation,” said the Blue Demon’s leading scorer from last season.

“I feel like I do still have to prove myself to prove that I am an All-Big East player, but I think I won’t have too much of a problem this year.”

Such accolades could certainly mount pressure, but Hampton is handling it cooly.

“I don’t think it’s added pressure because I know what I have to do as a player and I know what I want as a player and a team. I know what my goals are,” she stated. “No added pressure for me I just gotta do what I’ve been doing.”

All Hampton’s been doing is starting every game since she was a freshman. On a team that has admittedly had its battles with injuries, Hampton has been an iron-woman thus far, playing — and starting — in 66 consecutive games entering the season.

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